Bonita “Bonnie” Knott Poole passed away, Friday, September 26, 2014 at Rex Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on December 20, 1952.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother, William Henry Knott and Jacqueline Jones Knott; sister, Sally Knott Raper, brother William Henry Knott, Jr.
She is survived by nephews Donald Wall, Jr. and Travis D. Wall and wife Aleathia; great-niece, Allston Wall; great-step niece Caitlin Cutshaw of Knightdale; cousins: Glenn Musser and Gary Musser of Wake Forest, David Musser of Calloway, MD, Mike Cheek and Bill Cheek of Durham, Gay Harris and Kenny Harris of PA; uncle, Charles A. Jones of Randleman; aunt, Mae Denton.
In addition Bonnie leaves behind many friends and co-workers who loved and admired her. Her smile brightened everyone’s day. To know her was to love her. Her never-quit attitude during her cancer battle inspired us all.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale, NC 27545. Burial will follow at Greenmount Cemetery, Industrial Drive, Wendell, 27591. The family will receive relatives and friends prior to the service from 12:30 to 2:00 pm and other times at the home of Travis and Aleathia Wall, 402 Gower Drive, Knightdale, NC 27545.
Special thanks go out to Barbara Gustafson, Jenny Rollins and the many friends and hospital staff who cared for Bonnie during her illness.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to SPCA of Wake County, 200 Petfinder Way, Raleigh, NC 27603 or American Cancer Society, 8300 Healthpark, Suite 10, Raleigh, NC 27615.
Condolences to the family may be sent to poolefuneral.com under Obituaries.